5 Copy-and-Paste Calls to Action You Can (and Should) Use in Your Emails

Every single email you send should include a clear call to action. If you're guilty of sending emails that are vague and leave the recipient wondering what to do next, you're not alone! We have five different call-to-action example templates that you can copy, paste, and use in your own emails.

You Can Make a Huge Difference in Someone’s Career By Doing This Simple Thing

“You can raise the aspirations of other people significantly, especially when they are relatively young, simply by suggesting they do something better or more ambitious than what they might have in mind,” Tyler Cowen wrote in a blog post. A professor did this for me, and I hope to pay it forward.

5 Free Meeting Apps That’ll Help Eliminate Back-and-Forth Planning

We’re all pretty quick to admit that attending meetings isn’t our favorite thing to do. But planning them? That can be even worse. These five free meeting apps will make it so much easier. They’re a brilliant way to put technology to work, so you can get back to yours.

5 Tasks That Seem Impossible When You’re Having a Bad Day (and How to Get Through Them)

When you're having a bad day at work, you probably shouldn't be making big decisions or taking on certain tasks—because doing so will lead to a worse result than if you'd just waited until you'd cleared your head. Here are five tasks you should put off and tips for getting through them if you can't.

Here’s Who You Can Turn to When You Can’t Count on HR (or Your Boss)

Dealing with workplace issues can be intimidating if there's no HR department at your company (or if you don't feel you can count on HR). If you don’t have the best relationship with your boss or the issue in question is with your boss, here's who you can turn to to help create a thoughtful solution.

5 Things to Do Right Now So You’ll Never Miss an Important Email Again

Getting a ton of emails isn't fun. But some of the stuff we get in our inboxes is actually kind of important. So how can you ensure those messages don't get lost in a sea of spam? Here's how to whitelist the most important messages—and get rid of the rest.

7 Striking Facts About the State of Women in the Workplace in 2018

Women’s representation in the corporate world hasn't improved much at all since 2015, according to the 2018 Women in the Workplace report recently released by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.Org, despite companies stating that gender diversity is a priority. Here's where things stand.

Ask a Credible Career Coach: How Do I Profile Myself After Changing Careers Twice?

Changing careers (especially a few times!) can make you feel like an unstable flight risk when applying for new jobs. Here's a career coach's advice on how to present yourself as a well-rounded asset to employers—rather than an inconsistent flight risk.

What You Want to Say When Asked to “Hop on the Phone” (and What to Say Instead)

Many of us absolutely loathe "hopping on the phone" when someone asks. If you're looking for a way to avoid phone calls altogether? Use these three different responses to (hopefully!) make that dreaded phone conversation happen over email instead.

True Story: Your Job Doesn’t Always Have to Be Fun

Your job can and should be a lot of things—fulfilling, energizing, rewarding, challenging—but it doesn’t always have to be fun. And, in fact, you shouldn’t expect it to include fun work all the time. Here's why you should be OK with that.